Arkadelphia Public School District campuses held their annual Spelling Bee competitions early in the spring semester and those winners are listed below. Winners of the school bees advanced to the Clark County Spelling Bee, held at different times for the different grades.
Peake Elementary student James Bautista won the Clark County Spelling Bee that sends a winner to the state spelling bee and will represent Clark County in the Arkansas State Spelling Bee.
PERRITT PRIMARY – 1stgrade winners:
1stplace: Diauria Clark
2ndplace: D’Wadlyn Manning
3rdplace: Cooper Babb
CENTRAL PRIMARY – 2ndgrade winners:
1stplace: Drew Howard
2ndplace: Ryne Alexander
3rdplace: Kambry Elgas
CENTRAL PRIMARY – 3rdgrade winners:
1stplace: Jayla Lee
2ndplace: David Garrett
3rdplace: Ben Taylor
PEAKE ELMENTARY Clark Country Spelling Bee Participants: Ja’nya McKillion, Kaylin Garrett, Madeline Almand, Seth Molinari, James Bautista and Spencer Seel
PEAKE ELEMENTARY students James Bautista (1st place) and Spencer Seel (2ndplace) placed at the Clark County Spelling Bee. Bautista will represent Peake and APSD in the Arkansas State Spelling Bee.